Da l'estrem' orizzonte (Rore, Cipriano de)

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Editor Allen Garvin
Publisher. Info. Dallas: Hawthorne Early Music, 2013.
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Work Title Da l'estrem' orizzonte
Alternative. Title
Composer Rore, Cipriano de
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICR 9
Key F major
First Publication. 1566 in Il quinto libro de madrigali a 5 voci (no.23)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 5 voices (S/AATTB)

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This madrigal celebrates Lamoral, Count of Egmont, who in the Battle of Saint-Quentin (1557) led an unauthorized charge (referred to by "felice errore" ("fortunate error") in the madrigal) that defeated the French just when the forces of Philipp II's seemed close to suffering defeat. See Wikipedia for more info.